Tubby Smith

United States
March 24, 2007 4:59pm CST
(Former Kenytucky basketball coach) Tubby Smith gone to Minnesota to coach the Golden Gophers. What a surprise, although I understand he was being treated horribly in Lexington. Question: Who is the logical choice to take Smith's place at UK? My top choice is John Calipari of Memphis. He has the "name" value and coaching gravitas that Kentucky is looking for and has been very successful at Memphis. Plus, he is an excellent recruiter. I have heard (Louisville coach) Rick Pitino's name bandied about. I personally think it would be a big mistake for him and for UK. Other names I have heard in the discussion: Rick Barnes of Texas and Mark Few of Gonzaga.
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@mschiqui (1284)
• Philippines
26 Mar 07
i cannot relate, my apology..
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• United States
26 Mar 07
No problem
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@bgerig (1259)
• United States
26 Mar 07
Just stay away from Chris Lowery of the Southern Illinois Salukis! He is a winner and we'd like to keep him! (I do agree with you about Pitno)
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• United States
26 Mar 07
OK you can keep him. What about Billy Donovan of Florida? (PS good run by the Salukis this year.)
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@bgerig (1259)
• United States
29 Mar 07
that would be fine. thanks for acknowledging the Saluki's run....and for the "best response" selection.
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